- Acting Age : 27-38
- Based in : Berlin
- Height : 180 cm
- Languages : Icelandic, English, Danish, Scandinavian, little bit of French and German
- Sports : Equestrian, Handball, Basketball, Yoga, Weight lifting
- Dances : Contemporary, Contact improv, Jazz, R&B, little Argentinian Tango
- Instruments : Piano, little bit of ukulele and electric bass
- SocialMedia : Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, LinkedIn
Svandis Dora Einarsdottir is an Icelandic actress. She grew up in Reykjavík and the Icelandic countryside. Both her parents were professional athletes so she grew up practicing many sports. Her main sport was equestrian and handball, basketball, yoga, jazz ballet amongst taking piano and singing lessons. She started acting when she was in school but competing on horses occupied most of her time. After high school she decided to follow her passion and focus on acting. Her career began with small parts in films and commercials and in 2010 she graduated from the Iceland Arts Academy. Since graduation she has been working as an actress in productions at the National Theatre of Iceland and produced and played in independent theatre projects. In the last few years she has been in 4 feature films, in 2 of those she has been in a leading role, Harry og Heimir: morð eru til alls fyrst (2014) and In Front of Others (2016). She has played in short films; Playing with balls (2014) and more than 5 TV series; Lava Field (2014) which was aired on Arte, DK1, NR1, Netflix and more. Her last TV series, The Mayor, will air in Iceland in the fall of 2016. She is currently living in Berlin, Germany.
2010 Iceland Academy of the Arts - Department of Performing Arts 2010
In Front of Others. Dir. Óskar Jónasson. True North. 2016
Playing with Balls. Dir. Nanna Kristín Magnúsdóttir. ZikZak Filmworks. 2014 (Short)
Harrý and Heimir. Dir. Bragi Þór Hinriksson. ZikZak Filmworks. 2014.
Of Horses and Men. Dir. Benedikt Erlingsson. Friðrik Þór Friðriksson. 2013.
City State.Dir. Olaf de Fleur. Poppoli Pictures. 2011.
Faust. Dir. Alexander Sokurov. Proline Film. 2011.
Polite People. Dir. Olaf de Fleur. Poppoli Pictures. 2010.
The Mayor.Dir. Jón Gnarr RVK Studios for Channel 2.
Lava Field. Dir. Reynir Lyngdal. Icelandic Broadcasting Company 2014.
Ástríður 2.Dir. Silja Hauksdóttir. Sagafilm for Channel 2 2013.
Press 2. Dir. Óskar Jónasson. Sagafilm for Channel 2 2011.
Réttur 2. Dir. Sævar Guðmundsson. Sagafilm for Channel 2 2010.
Stagework (Partial list):
(90)210 Garðabær by Heiðar Sumarliðason. 2015. National Theatre of Iceland.
Segulsvið by Sigurður Pálsson. 2015. National Theatre of Icland.
Karitas by Kristín María Baldursdóttir. 2014. National Theatre of Iceland.
Lazy Town by Magnús Scheving. 2014. National Theatre of Iceland.
Fertility Objects by Alison Farina McGlynn 2014. Háaloftið and Tjarnarbíó.
The Night Before Christmas by Anthony Neilson. 2013. Óskabörn ógæfunnar and Tjarnarbíó.
Hvörf. 2013. Lab Loki and the National Theatre of Iceland.
Heavenly Summer by Sigtryggur Magnason. 2013. Naiv productions.
Trans 2012. Icelandic Broadcasting Radio
World Light by Halldór Laxness 2011. National Theatre of Iceland.
Dance (Jazz ballet, ballet, hip-hop/R&B, contemporary dance. contact improv) Singing, Piano, Horse riding (stunts also), Flexibility, Other sports (Handball, basketball, football, boxing)
Icelandic, English, Danish, Scandinavian (Swedish) Some French & German
American standard, Scandinavian, Eastern European, Russian, German, French